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Dwayne Smith wins Caribbean single-wicket meet
Port of Spain, Oct 16 (IANS/CMC) Barbadian Dwayne Smith demonstrated his ability as one of the world's leading all-rounders by winning the Caribbean Singlewicket Tournament here.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 4:20:05 PM

Coe praises Rio's Olympic progress
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 16 (IANS) London's 2012 Olympic chief Sebastian Coe has praised the progress of construction work at Rio's 2016 athletes' village.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 4:14:04 PM

US shutdown blues: From end of earth to outer space
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) The US government shutdown, now in its 16th day, has forced hundreds of thousands of federal workers to stay home and restricted many government services - from end of earth to outer space. And it has played real spoilsport for thousands of tourists from India and around the world.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 3:14:03 PM

Chile, Ecuador book tickets to World Cup
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 16 (IANS) Chile and Ecuador confirmed their places at next year's World Cup while Uruguay were condemned to a fourth consecutive playoff battle following the final round of South American qualifiers.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 2:28:13 PM

Costa set for Brazil call-up
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 16 (IANS) Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari is set to call up Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa for the national football team's two international friendlies next month.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 2:26:06 PM

Britain select Belo Horizonte for Olympics training
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 16 (IANS) Britain have chosen the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte as their final training base before the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 2:26:05 PM

Gwyneth Paltrow fortifies herself with Mercy!
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has revealed that she fortifies herself with a special vitamin cocktail against getting a hangover. Mercy!

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 2:10:04 PM

Tom Hanks impressed by Captain Phillip Richards
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Actor Tom Hanks, who stars in "Captain Phillips", based on real life hero Captain Phillip Richards, finds him to be a very inspiring man.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 2:02:03 PM

Gaga shoots holiday TV special with 'The Muppets'
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga is reuniting with the animated characters of "The Muppets" to shoot a television holiday special for ABC.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 1:54:03 PM

Snooki's success brings worries for her fiance
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Reality TV star Snooki's fiance Jionni LaValle is afraid that she might cheat on him as she is getting too much attention from other men.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 1:52:14 PM

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